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Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill

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The men's alpine skiing downhill was one of six events of the alpine skiing programme at the 1952 Winter Olympics. It was held on Saturday, February 16, 1952, and started at 1 p.m..

It was the second Olympic downhill race, which was first run as a separate event in 1948.

Eighty-one alpine skiers from 27 nations competed.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 Zeno Colò
Italy (ITA)
 Othmar Schneider
Austria (AUT)
 Christian Pravda
Austria (AUT)

Results

Place Bib # Competitor Time Difference
1 5  Zeno Colò (ITA) 2:30.8
2 8  Othmar Schneider (AUT) 2:32.0 +1.2
3 12  Christian Pravda (AUT) 2:32.4 +1.6
4 6  Fredy Rubi (SUI) 2:32.5 +1.7
5 41  Bill Beck (USA) 2:33.3 +2.5
6 16  Stein Eriksen (NOR) 2:33.8 +3.0
7 3  Gunnar Hjeltnes (NOR) 2:35.9 +5.1
8 1  Carlo Gartner (ITA) 2:36.5 +5.7
9 25  Georges Schneider (SUI) 2:37.0 +6.2
10 10  Gottlieb Perren (SUI) 2:37.1 +6.3
11 2  James Couttet (FRA) 2:38.7 +7.9
12 32  Richard Buek (USA) 2:39.1 +8.3
13 49  Janko Štefe (YUG) 2:40.6 +9.8
14 24  Jack Reddish (USA) 2:41.5 +10.7
15  Henri Oreiller (FRA) 2:41.5 +10.7
16 22  Willi Klein (GER) 2:42.8 +12.0
17 39  Beni Obermüller (GER) 2:42.9 +12.1
18 9  Ilio Colli (ITA) 2:43.2 +12.4
38  Robert Richardson (CAN) 2:43.2 +12.4
20 26  Silvio Alverà (ITA) 2:43.6 +12.8
37  Johnny Lunde (NOR) 2:43.6 +12.8
22 48  Andrzej Gąsienica Roj (POL) 2:44.3 +13.5
23 33  John Fredriksson (SWE) 2:44.5 +13.7
24 23  Chiharu Igaya (JPN) 2:45.0 +14.2
25 11  Maurice Sanglard (FRA) 2:45.4 +14.6
26 13  Bernhard Perren (SUI) 2:46.1 +15.3
27 29  Åke Nilsson (SWE) 2:47.0 +16.2
28 7  Otto Linher (AUT) 2:47.9 +17.1
29 51  Stefan Dziedzic (POL) 2:49.4 +18.6
30 83  Georgi Dimitrov (BUL) 2:49.9 +19.1
31 46  Gordon Morrison (CAN) 2:51.1 +20.3
32 30  Brooks Dodge (USA) 2:52.2 +21.4
69  John Griffin (CAN) 2:52.2 +21.4
34 44  Sixten Isberg (SWE) 2:53.4 +22.6
35 27  Guy de Huertas (FRA) 2:54.4 +23.6
59  Mihai Bîră (ROU) 2:54.4 +23.6
37 50  Francisco Viladomat (ESP) 2:55.4 +24.6
38 43  Pepi Schwaiger (GER) 2:55.5 +24.7
39 34  John Boyagis (GBR) 2:55.6 +24.8
77  Dimitar Drazhev (BUL) 2:55.6 +24.8
41 45  André Bertrand (CAN) 2:56.0 +25.2
42 55  Andrzej Czarniak (POL) 2:56.4 +25.6
43 40  Józef Marusarz (POL) 2:58.7 +27.9
44 65  Pentti Alonen (FIN) 2:59.7 +28.9
45 54  Dick Pappenheim (NED) 3:00.0 +30.2
46 47  Luis de Ridder (ARG) 3:01.8 +31.0
47 66  Pablo Rosenkjer (ARG) 3:02.9 +32.1
48 64  Peter Pappenheim (NED) 3:05.7 +34.9
49 63  Haukur Sigurðsson (ISL) 3:06.0 +35.2
50 91  Stefán Kristjánsson (ISL) 3:06.1 +35.3
51 42  Dumitru Sulică (ROU) 3:07.3 +36.5
52 81  Ásgeir Eyjólfsson (ISL) 3:08.3 +37.5
53 53  Luis Arias (ESP) 3:09.2 +38.4
54 57  Juan Poll (ESP) 3:10.1 +39.3
67  Jón Karl Sigurðsson (ISL) 3:10.1 +39.3
56 89  Eino Kalpala (FIN) 3:16.2 +45.4
57 76  Ibrahim Geagea (LIB) 3:20.2 +49.4
58 58  Noel Harrison (GBR) 3:21.5 +50.7
59 92a  Ion Caşa (ROU) 3:26.4 +55.6
60 61  Bill Day (AUS) 3:31.4 +1:00.6
61 60  Michel Feron (BEL) 3:31.5 +1:00.7
62 93  Otto Jung (ARG) 3:34.9 +1:04.1
63 90  Denis Feron (BEL) 3:36.5 +1:05.7
64 70  Georgi Mitrov (BUL) 3:44.5 +1:13.7
65 78  Herbert Familton (NZL) 3:44.6 +1:13.8
66 73  Eduardo Silva (CHI) 3:52.3 +1:21.5
67 74  Barry Patten (AUS) 3:53.1 +1:22.3
68 71  Jaime Errázuriz (CHI) 3:53.3 +1:22.5
69 80  Duarte Silva (POR) 3:58.4 +1:27.6
70 92b  Gino de Pellegrín (ARG) 4:02.9 +1:32.1
71 88  Bob Arnott (AUS) 4:13.5 +1:42.7
72 87  Alexandros Vouxinos (GRE) 6:10.8 +3:40.0
4  Egon Schöpf (AUT) DSQ
14  Stig Sollander (SWE) DSQ
19  Sverre Johannessen (NOR) DSQ
31  Hisashi Mizugami (JPN) DSQ
72  Radu Scîrneci (ROU) DSQ
79  Angelos Lembesi (GRE) DSQ
82  Carlos Eiras (ARG) DSQ
84  Aristeo Benavídez (ARG) DSQ
86  Antonios Miliordos (GRE) DSQ

References

  • Official Olympic Report
  • sports-reference
  • (Polish)
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